My inner badass escaped!

When I started my job, my intention was to keep up with the flow of blogging that I had going before I started. Well…obviously that didn’t happen. I’m not going to give you a bullshit excuse about why I didn’t do what I intended. I dropped the ball. I got overly focused on the job.Continue reading “My inner badass escaped!”

Grooving

Well…last week was a whirlwind, to say the least. If you’d talked to me on Monday, I would’ve told you a completely different version of my life than what actually transpired. I didn’t have time to process what occurred, and that literally blew my Type A Virgo mind to smithereens by Friday. I slept itContinue reading “Grooving”

Long term vision

A mistake that I’ve made in the past is focusing so acutely on the short term that I lose sight of the long term. Some may say that I cut my nose off to spite my face. I recently read the story of Jacob, where he is wrestling with God. He wrestled with God forContinue reading “Long term vision”

Stalled out

A long time ago, I had a car that I lovingly called the blue bomb. Friends gave her to me. It was a beater Subaru…banged up door, years past its prime. I was thankful for the blue bomb. There was one catch with it at the beginning. It had a standard transmission. I was anContinue reading “Stalled out”

International Women’s Day

Today is a day set aside to celebrate women. How awesome is that? I’ve always been more of a tomboy…I’d rather watch an action adventure flick than a chick flick. You can catch me on Sunday screaming my head off watching the Patriots instead of doing whatever people do when they’re not watching football. I’veContinue reading “International Women’s Day”

The apocalypse is here!

In Philly, every time there is a snow event, you’d think the apocalypse is on its way. Even though it snows every single year. Bread, eggs, milk and water fly off the shelves. Liquor stores are flooded with those who want to numb their time “trapped” indoors. The local news stations go all out, sendingContinue reading “The apocalypse is here!”

Rebooting

The trees are budding here in Philadelphia, and we’re expecting our second nor-easter in less than a week. What the heck is going on with the world? In some ways, I feel like the weather right now is reflective of the journey that I’ve been on for the past few months. Times where I’m reallyContinue reading “Rebooting”

Surrender

Yesterday was one of the most difficult days that I’ve had mentally in a long time. I woke up and I was just depleted of all of my energy. I felt empty and cracked and hopeless. I was standing in quicksand and sinking quickly. Fortunately, God had other plans for me.   He drew meContinue reading “Surrender”

Sadness and fear

When I encounter sadness or fear, I’m usually very mean to them. I see them as the enemy and try to squash them. Today, I’m trying something different. I’m having coffee with them, telling them how much I appreciate their roles in my life, and discussing with them how we can work together. *Did DeneenContinue reading “Sadness and fear”

Valley of the Bones

Today is the last day of January 2018. I can’t believe we’re a month into the year already. The phrase that I am hearing today is “new beginnings.” See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43:19 This is a season of healing and restoration. This isContinue reading “Valley of the Bones”